An artist and writer travels Wisconsin's rivers and lakes in 1846

A Summer in the Wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior.

Lanman traveled in 1846 by steamship and canoe north from St. Louis to Prairie du Chien, and then to Lake Pepin and through Minnesota, eventually reaching Lake Superior via the St. Louis River.

Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
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Creator: Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895
Pub Data: New York, D. Appleton & company: Philadelphia, G. S. Appleton, 1847.
Citation: Lanman, Charles. A Summer in the Wilderness. (New York, D. Appleton & company; Philadelphia, G. S. Appleton, 1847). Online facsimile at:
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